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The Babe Ruth Story

The Babe Ruth Story(1948)

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Director

Roy Del Ruth Director
Mel Dellar Assistant Director
D. Ross Lederman 2nd Unit Director
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Art Black 2d unit asst dir
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Cast

William Bendix [George Herman] Babe Ruth
Claire Trevor Claire [Hodgson] Ruth
Charles Bickford Brother Matthias
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Sam Levene Phil Conrad
William Frawley Jack Dunn
Gertrude Niesen Nightclub singer
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Fred Lightner Miller "Hugh" Huggins
Stanley Clements Western Union boy
Bobby Ellis Babe Ruth as a boy
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Lloyd Gough Ballon
Matt Briggs Col. Jacob Ruppert
Paul Cavanagh Dr. Menzies
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Warren Douglas Cocky young player
Pat Flaherty Bill Carrigan
Mark Koenig Himself
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Richard Lane Coach of Boston Braves
Ziggy Sears Himself, umpire
Bucky Harris Himself
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Harry Wismer Sports announcer
Mel Allen Sports announcer
H. V. Kaltenborn News announcer
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Francis Pierlot Brother Peter
Emory Parnell Saloon keeper
Richard Travis Lou Gehrig
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Joseph Crehan Joe McCarthy
John Miles Pirate 1st baseman
H. T. Tsiang Chinese man
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Dick Wessel First mate
Meyer Grace Loud mouth
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Eddie Dunn Manager
Roy Dryer Boston infielder
Barry Brooks Shortstop
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Tommy Ivo Crippled boy who walks after seeing Ruth
Frank Ferguson Father of crippled boy who walks after seeing Ruth
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Russ Clark Catcher
Chester Hays Catcher
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Lennie Bremen Sergeant
Bobby Hyatt Bobbie
Frank McFarland Ed Barrow
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Edward Earle Dr. Hawley
Jack Stoney Umpire
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Paul Harvey Bagley
Mike Mahoney Buffalo batter
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Cliff Clark St. Louis coach
Tom Stevenson Headwaiter
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Eve Whitney Brunette
Wilton Graff Dr. Beldon
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Dottye Brown Young nurse
Isabel Withers Elderly nurse
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Pat Goldin Mild man in diner
Vera Marshe Blonde
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Benny Baker Player
Joseph J. Green Proprietor
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Dick Walsh Sportsroom reporter
John Daheim Character
John Alvin Reporter
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William Bailey Reporter
John Breen Reporter
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Gilbert Frye Reporter
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Martin Mason Reporter
Ann Doran Reporter
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Dick Walsh Reporter
John Grant Reporter on train
Frank Scannell Sports editor
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David Gorcey Newsboy
Lee Phelps Policeman
Edward Gargan Policeman
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Harry Tenbrook Taxi driver
John Harmon Taxi driver
Al Hill Taxi driver
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George Hickman Taxi driver
Guy Beach Old reporter
Buddy Gorman Copy boy
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Ben Welden Bartender
Sid Tomack Bartender
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Sid Saylor Piano player
Harry Seymour Piano player
Frank Hagney Doorman
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Del Sharbutt Announcer
Harry Cheshire Capt. Huston
John H. Elliott Conductor
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Sam McDaniel Attendant
William Newell Brother Francis
Joseph Crehan Father of dying boy
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Claire Whitney Mother of dying boy
Peter Virgo Sportswriter
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Ralph Peters Turnkey
John Hamilton Businessman
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Lee White Elderly newsboy
Ralph Volkie Truckman
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Ralph Dunn Mr. Ruth
James Flavin First mate
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Evelynne Smith Wrestler
Maxine Gates Wrestler
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John B. Old Newsman
Sam Balter Newsman
Ralph Montgomery Elevator operator
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Cinematography

Philip Tannura Director of Photography
James Van Trees 2d unit dir of photog
Eddie Fitzgerald Camera Operator
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Wilbur Bradley Cam op 2d unit
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Writer

Bob Considine Screenwriter
George Callahan Screenwriter
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Producer

Roy Del Ruth Producer
Joe Kaufman Associate Producer
D. Ross Lederman Asst to prod
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Editing

Richard Heermance Film Editor
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Music

Edward Ward Comp and dir of mus and mus score
Fred E. Ahlert Composer
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Jack Norworth Composer
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Art Director

F. Paul Sylos Art Director
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Make-Up

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Costume-Wardrobe

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Sound

Frank Webster Recording Engineer
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Production Companies

Roy Del Ruth Company
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Film Production - Main

Glenn Cook Unit Manager
Pat Flaherty Baseball tech adv
Lew Fonseca Spec baseball assistance
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Donna Norridge Script Supervisor
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Misc. Crew

Walter "Tillie" Schafer Double for William Bendix
Courtland Shepard Double for Lloyd Gough
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